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OFW Complains About Selfish Employer; Uses ‘Flat Iron’ to Cook Food

OFW Complains About Selfish Employer; Uses ‘Flat Iron’ to Cook Food

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A video of an OFW in Saudi Arabia showcasing her “out of the box” cooking method has gone viral over the internet. The Filipina overseas worker, identified as Red L Lee, uploaded a Facebook video of her using a flat iron to cook her meal. In the 3 minutes and 24 seconds video that she uploaded on Facebook, Lee shows how she fries seven pieces of small sausages in a pan placed on a flat iron turned upside down. The Pinay household worker also vented her frustration with a touch of humor in her post claiming that her employer does not feed her properly. “Ang hirap maging isang OFW lalo na kung ang amo ay madamot sa pagkain. Kahit itlog lang na lutuin nagagalit pa. Ang saklap pa kahit patago ka na magluto na aamoy nya pa! May pagka pusa talaga ang kamil,” she posted. Lee ex
Filipina in Kuwait Begs to be Rescued from ‘Abusive’ Employer

Filipina in Kuwait Begs to be Rescued from ‘Abusive’ Employer

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As the body of slain OFW Joanna Demafelis is on its way back home, another distressed Filipina worker in Kuwait is seeking the help of Philippine authorities to rescue her from her employer. In a Facebook video, Faith (not her real name) showed bruises on her left arm while crying to help her escape from the abuses she suffers from her current employer who allegedly beats her. “Please po tulungan niyo ko, gusto ko nang umuwi… please po tulungan niyo ko, kinukulong ako ng amo ko, sinasaktan ako ng amo ko,” Faith said in the video reported by GMA News. In January this year, Faith said that she was “sold” by her former employer to her current boss, who caused her emotional and physical abuse. Meanwhile, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration said in a statement that they have
Know the law: Employer Must Bear Recruitment Expenses

Know the law: Employer Must Bear Recruitment Expenses

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Rules for termination of limited period contract and unlimited period contract are different. I have been working in Dubai since 2012 and recently changed my job. I am now employed in a reputed four-star hotel in Dubai. I have completed five months of employment, but wish to leave the company prior to completion of my probation period, which is of six months' duration. However, my employer is asking me to pay Dh2,900 against my recruitment expenses which were supposedly incurred by my employer. Is this correct? An employer cannot ask you to compensate it for the recruitment expenses incurred by it, as this practice is unlawful in the UAE. However, it may be noted that there are distinctive rules regarding termination of limited period employment contract and unlimited period emplo...
Filipina OFW Receives House and Lot from UAE Employer

Filipina OFW Receives House and Lot from UAE Employer

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A Filipina OFW received a house and lot from her UAE employer. Her employer also promised to fund the construction of her dream house. She started working in her employer’s household in 1998. A Filipina OFW (overseas Filipino worker) received Dh 23,000 (around PHP 315,000) from her employer in Abu-Dhabi. According to The Filipino Times, Dina Tenerife Celo wanted to buy a piece of land in her hometown in Camarines Sur. Her employer Melissa McPike then promised to fund the construction of her dream home and even told her that she would be her first visitor once the house is done. “Mangiyak-ngiyak ako sa sobrang tuwa… ‘Di ko yun inaasahan. Randomly, inabot nalang ni Ma’am Missa ‘yung pera sa akin. Sabi n’ya alam daw nilang wala akong naipon man lang dahil tumutulong din
ALERT UAE Expats! Your Employer Is Violating UAE Law If Fails To Do This!

ALERT UAE Expats! Your Employer Is Violating UAE Law If Fails To Do This!

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Non-payment of salary by an employer is a violation of the labour laws in the UAE. Can quit job without notice if employer fails to pay I have been working in a Dubai company for the last four months. This is my first contract, but for three months I have not been paid. I now have an offer from a free zone company. Will I face a ban for not completing my first contract if I join that free zone company in Dubai and can prove that I have not been paid by my present employer? It is understood that you have been working at a company in Dubai for the last four months and you have not been paid your salary for the last three months. Further, it is assumed that at present, you are working for a non-free zone entity in Dubai and that your employment is subject to provisions of the Federal...
Emirati Employer Jailed 10 Years For Raping Filipina Maid

Emirati Employer Jailed 10 Years For Raping Filipina Maid

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An Emirati sponsor in Dubai who employed a Filipina domestic worker has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after raping her and threatening to physically assault her at his residence, Gulf News reported. The defendant, 62, and employed in the government, has been accused of raping his servant at his villa in Al Ghusais in October. The Filipina maid went directly to the police station to file a complaint where she told the duty police officer that her sponsor had repeatedly raped her after threatening to beat her up. When the police called the Emirati man for questioning, he dismissed the maid’s claims and said that she had fabricated the rape case because he was planning to send her back to her country. The accused told police that the maid had fabricated the case because he was plan
OFW Beaten, Starved in Kuwait Rescued from Employer

OFW Beaten, Starved in Kuwait Rescued from Employer

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An abused Filipina domestic helper was rescued by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Kuwait, GMA News' JP Soriano reported no 24 Oras on Thursday. The OFW was rescued after her aunt in the Philippines, Jane Continente, reported the abuse to OWWA. "Namaga 'yung mata niya tapos nung nalaman na nagkokontak [siya] sa magulang, binabatukan at tsaka sinusuntok na sa katawan, tapos hindi nga sila pinapakain. Isang beses lang sa isang araw. Tapos pina-padlock sila sa bahay," Continente said. Continente said her niece left for Kuwait to work as a domestic helper in March last year. "Mag-trabaho ka na ibinigay mo 'yung buong puso mo yung pagtatrabaho mo, tapos makaranas ka pa ng pang-mamaltrato, parang pinaka-mahirap yata na maranasan mo yun," she said. OWWA was...
This Woman Was Impregnated By Her Chinese Employer But Ends Being Left Behind Worse, Her Child Was Even taken Away From Her

This Woman Was Impregnated By Her Chinese Employer But Ends Being Left Behind Worse, Her Child Was Even taken Away From Her

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Janice Abrasaldo approached Raffy Tulfo for help in getting her son back. Janice worked as a maid for Cresencio Tio, a deceased Filipino-Chinese businessman. Apparently, Janice was Cresencio’s mistress and she bore him a son. Following Cresencio’s death, Janice’s son was placed under the care of the wealthy businessman’s family. Janice shared that she started working for Cresencio in 2005. She took care of him and gave him medicine when he was sick. Janice said that she offered something that Cresencio’s wife never gave him. As a result, he fell in love with her. Janice told Raffy that Cresencio was helping her family by sending them money. Due to his generosity, Janice’s family came to accept Cresencio despite the illegality of their affair. On Raffy Tulfo’s show
Pinay OFW Severely Injured After Employer Allegedly Pushes Her Out of the Window in Saudi Arabia

Pinay OFW Severely Injured After Employer Allegedly Pushes Her Out of the Window in Saudi Arabia

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In a very tragic video posted in Facebook, a Pinay domestic helper from Saudi Arabia is asking for help after she was allegedly pushed out of the 2nd floor window of a house by her employer. She remains in a hospital and is being treated for an injured spine and broken leg.   The victim was identified as Maria Jingee Antipuesto Elejeno. In the video posted by her sister in law, Neleh Asna Elegina, the victim is calling for help so justice can be served for the maltreatment she experienced in the hands of her employer. She was allegedly pushed from the 2nd floor window of her employer’s house and sustained injuries in her spine and a fractured leg. She was already operated on but is still confined in the hospital for treatment of her injuries. Saudi Arabia: Employer Allegedly
Watch: OFW Who Was Sexually Abused by His Employer in Saudi Finally Rescued by Duterte

Watch: OFW Who Was Sexually Abused by His Employer in Saudi Finally Rescued by Duterte

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The Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who recorded a video of how she got abused by her employer was finally rescued by President Rodrigo Duterte in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yesterday, the OFW identified as Lilibeth Duenas Languitan went viral on the internet after thousands of netizens watched the video that she recorded against her employer who forcefully hugged and kissed her. She secretly put her phone in a secret place so she can record an evidence that would prove the abusive behavior of her employer. The video was shared by thousands of netizens who urged the government to rescue the OFW immediately before she got abuse again by her employer. One day after the video went viral, netizen Drei Natabio, shared the good news on his social media blog, that Lilibeth was already r...
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